Individuals with developmental disabilities; DMAS to amend waivers providing services, etc. (HB991)

Introduced By

Del. Chris Runion (R-Bridgewater)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Department of Medical Assistance Services; amend waivers providing services for individuals with developmental disabilities; greater financial flexibility for certain services; report. Directs the Department of Medical Assistance Services to (i) take steps to amend the Family and Individual Supports, Community Living, and Building Independence waivers to combine the maximum annual allowable amount for assistive technology, electronic home-based support services, and environmental modifications for an individual receiving waiver services, for an annual total of $15,000, to provide for greater flexibility and better meet the needs of individuals receiving services and (ii) report on its progress to the Governor and the General Assembly by December 1, 2022. Read the Bill »


01/26/2022: In Subcommittee


01/12/2022Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/22 22103831D
01/12/2022Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
01/25/2022House committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
01/25/2022Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions with amendment(s) (21-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
01/25/2022Referred to Committee on Appropriations
01/26/2022Assigned App. sub: Health & Human Resources

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The following bills are identical to this one: SB231.

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